Posts by Anthony Karr

BMW Says No To PHEV Wagons

The Touring models might remain the only exception to electrification in the brand’s lineup. BMW is on track to electrify most of its models in the next couple of years, but, according to a new report from our friends at BMW Blog, the station wagon vehicles from the brand won’t receive electric…

4 days ago by Anthony Karr 5

Next-Generation Bugatti Chiron Could Go Electric

Electrification is a possibility, maybe even a certainty for the Bugatti Chiron’s successor. According to a report from Automotive News, the French marque is considering to replace the two-door concept of its only model with a four-door layout. “The four-door car is not dead,” Bugatti president Wolfgang Durheimer told the…

1 week ago by Anthony Karr 13

Tesla Model Y Rendered

Look for a debut sometime in 2019. Earlier this year, Tesla released the first teaser image of a future compact electric crossover it will offer to customers before the end of the decade. Company boss Elon Musk confirmed the vehicle will be developed on a dedicated new platform and will be officially…

2 weeks ago by Anthony Karr 48

Opel Ampera-E (Chevy Bolt EV) Goes 466 Miles On Single Charge

750 km on a single charge! @VOXde‘s record-breaking “auto mobil” team crossed Germany with #AMPERAe https://t.co/xIdh8FLVB8 #EV #eMobility pic.twitter.com/yK9oEPpZ04 — Opel Newsroom (@OpelNewsroom) September 11, 2017 Of course, at speeds of between 25-31 mph, but that’s still an amazing achievement. The Opel Ampera-e, a rebadged version of Chevrolet’s Bolt EV…

1 month ago by Anthony Karr 49

Chery Debuts Exeed TX Plug-In Hybrid SUV

It’s a plug-in hybrid compact SUV. One of China’s biggest automakers and the country’s leading vehicle exporter, Chery, is starting its European affair at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. During the IAA, the company has introduced its new brand, Exeed, which will release “an all-new model line of passenger cars”…

1 month ago by Anthony Karr 4

Volkswagen

VW Group Will Electrify Every Model By 2030

The automaker will invest more than $24 billion to achieve its plan. Yet another major automaker is announcing plans to electrify its entire lineup. “Launching the most comprehensive electrification initiative in the global automotive industry,” the Roadmap E, Volkswagen Group aims to electrify its entire model portfolio by 2030. That’s…

1 month ago by Anthony Karr 56